Some great portraits and travel photos from Tod Seelie.
Archive for July, 2006
Check it out kids, The Hub; it’s Wal-Mart’s competitor to MySpace and it’s possibly the most uncool thing a teenager could click on. It’s a social networking site for teens that notifies parents when their kids join and then doesn’t let teens e-mail each other. Any video posted deemed profane, disruptive, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, vulgar, obscene, hateful, or racially or ethnically-motivated, or otherwise objectionable is deleted by Wal-Mart. School, Grandma’s Way.
In Gamers Minneapolis photographer Todd Deutch has taken some great photos of video game LAN parties in empty storefronts. These events resemble a cross between the rebellious bravado of a biker rally and the adolescent nerdiness of Boy Scout camp. Check out Deutsch’s other folios too.
From Pacific Outdoor Equipment comes the e-Anchorage, a messenger bag that’s got a solar panel for charging your USB and 12v gadgets on your bike commute to work. Yo, Sandy Claus, I’m raising my eyebrows and looking in your direction.
It’s among the quickest production cars in the world, goes 0-60 in 4 seconds and has a top speed above 130. It’s the Tesla Roadster and it’s electric. It’s got a range of 250 miles and can get a full charge in three and a half hours. Created by Silicon Valley engineer Martin Eberhard, the Tesla will be available next year. With the backing of PayPal cofounder Elon Musk, Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and ex-eBay chief Jeff Skoll, engineer Martin Eberhard has created Silicon Valley’s first real auto company.
Been thinking about wearing spats to bike to work, it’s not a bad look. NYC bicycle messengers back in ‘96 really knew how to roll. Take a look at more vintage bike photos from the New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery– including this lady who’s showing off the flowers in her spokes, if you know what I mean.